Our 2024 Fest is March 20 - 24, but take a look at our 2023 Festival Schedule to get a glimpse of our Festival!
See the full schedule HERE.
Buy tickets HERE.
New? Take a moment to read this overview of events for the week:
Sunday, March 19: We kick off the Festival this year with our annual Stella Shouting Contest at 4 pm in Jackson Square.
Wednesday, March 22: Our opening night event features scenes from Tennessee Williams' plays performed by some of the most exciting talent in New Orleans theatre and a special guest star!
Thursday, March 23: Writer's Craft Sessions for writers of any experience level, literary walking tours, plus our annual Tennessee Williams Tribute Reading—a Festival Favorite!
Friday, March 24: More Writer's Craft Sessions; our annual Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference (and you don't have to be a scholar to attend—it's fun and informative!); our literary discussion panels begin; walking tours continue.
Saturday, March 25: Literary discussion panels and walking tours continue; Poppy Tooker's Drag Queen Brunch is back, this time at Bourbon House.
Sunday, March 26: Literary discussion panels and walking tours continue; our Drummer & Smoke music series is at Palm Court; and we'll close with a celebration of up-and-coming writers and wish a Happy Birthday to Tennessee.
Our theatre partners, The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans, are producing The Night of the Iguana Thursday - Saturday nights and at 2 pm on Sunday.
We're launching our new theatre series, The Last Bohemia Fringe Festival, with nightly shows at the Twilight Room Thursday - Saturday.
Saints and Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with a writer's craft series, literary panel discussions, a reading series, welcome reception, book launch celebration, and closing reception Friday - Sunday.